Defense Department

Event Notices From Aug. 1

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2013

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Small Biz Owners Urged To Consider Defense

Big wigs in the U.S. Defense Department are encouraging small businesses in Detroit to get in on the action.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2011

Event Notices From March 18-20

The latest announcements of events and meetings from Michigan’s technology-focused institutions and companies, before they are posted on GLITR’s Michigan IT Calendar.


Mich. Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

The Pentagon says a 25-year-old U.S. Army sergeant from Saginaw has been killed in fighting in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2011

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Remains Of Berkley WWII Vet Coming Home

The Defense Department has positively identified the remains of 23 year-old 1st Lt. Richard T. Heuss of Berkley. He was part of a crew of 11 whose plane crashed in New Guinea November 7, 1943.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2011

Mich. Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

The Defense Department says a soldier from eastern Michigan has died from wounds suffered in an attack in Afghanistan.


WikiLeaks Documents Detail Murder, Abuse In Iraq

Military documents laid bare in the biggest leak of secret information in U.S. history suggest that far more Iraqis died than previously acknowledged during the years of sectarian bloodletting and criminal violence unleashed by the […]


Pentagon Looks To Cut Billions From Budget

The U.S. Defense Department plans to shed one of its 10 major military commands as Defense Secretary Robert Gates tries to pare billions of dollars from the Pentagon’s operating budget, officials briefed on the plan […]